Historic District

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There are three historic sites in Jackson Heights.

City Historic District[edit]

One third of Jackson Heights — a rough rectangular section stretching from 76th Street to 88th Street and from Roosevelt Avenue to Northern Boulevard (see map) — was designated as a New York City Historic District by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission on October 19, 1993. The Jackson Heights Historic District includes 2,203 contributing buildings, 19 contributing sites, and three contributing objects. Among the landmarked buildings, over 200 original Queensboro Corporation buildings still exist.


City Historic District

National Historic District[edit]

The neighborhood was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999. Inclusive of the city historic district, it comprises large apartment buildings with private communal gardens, as well as many groupings of private homes and many stores on the streets north of Roosevelt Avenue. Unlike the city designation comes, the national does not offer aesthetic protections.

National Historic District

Jeanne and Jules Manford Post Office Building[edit]

Serving the Jackson Heights Post Office on 37th Avenue, between 778th and 79th Streets is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

External Links[edit]

  • NYC Landmarks Commission